How to enable riskware detection in Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2016


Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2016


How to enable riskware detection in Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2016

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2015 Oct 23 ID: 12408

Kaspersky Lab products are able to detect thousands of malicious programs. Some of them pose a great threat to your computer, others can be harmful only under certain conditions. These are the types of threats detected by default:

  • Viruses and worms
  • Trojans 
  • Malicious tools 
  • Adware
  • Dialers 
  • Suspicious packers
  • Multipacked files

You can also enable detection of legitimate programs, which can be used for malicious purposes.

  1. Open the Settings window of Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2016.
  2. In the Settings window, go to the Additional section and select Threats and Exclusions in the right frame.

Open the Threats and Exclusions settings

  1. In the Threats and Exclusions settings view, select the check box Detect other software that can be used by criminals to damage your computer or personal data.

Please check the box

  1. Run the update.
  2. Perform a full scan of your computer. 
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